August 2019 Highlights


North America

  • Trading volume reached record highs at 170,330 lots
  • Record open interest in CCA ACP Current futures, with 7,500 contracts held to expiry
  • California and Quebec Joint Auction #20 fully cleared at $17.16 for current allowances and $16.75 for advance allowances
  • RGGI futures traded 26,136 lots in August, the highest volume month in 2019. Year over year volume for RGGI is up 34%


  • Futures volume equalled 569,843 lots, an 18% increase YoY. Options traded 160,005 lots.
  • Open Interest stood at 1,502,772 lots, consisting of 1,002,197 lots of futures and 500,575 lots of options

Key Dates & Events

Contract expiry and deliveries:
  • Option expiry September 16
  • Last trade day September 25
  • Delivery Day September 30

RGGI Auction #45 on September 24, 2019.

Global Environmental Monthly Report

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